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Joe’s Passport To France Wine Tasting & Events!

With over 100 wines to try, Joe's Passport to France is a rare opportunity to journey through the France's amazing and varied regions. We'll have importers and representatives to help guide you though Alsace, Bordeaux, Burgundy, Beaujolais, Champagne, Rhone Valley, Loire Valley, Provence, the Languedoc, and more. We're very excited to host this event at 409 South Main. There will be a live band and the event will be catered with small bites.

THURSDAY, July 18th
VIP 5:00-6:00 (Smaller crowds and fun surprises)
tickets: 6:00-8:00 (over 100 wines to try!)


CHECK OUT THESE OTHER EVENTS LEADING UP TO OUR OUR THURSDAY TASTING:


SUNDAY JULY 14TH

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7 Course Bastille Day Brunch With TIFFANY WERNE

Celebrate Bastille Day with Tiffany Werne and enjoy a 7 course Sunday Brunch at Ecco On Overton! Tiffany will be pouring a wide array of French wines from Champagne to Burgundy while Ecco pairs beautiful brunch dishes alongside. Check out the glorious menu below!

Sunday, July 14th
Reception at 12:00pm & Brunch at 12:30pm
$70 Ticket Includes Tax & Tip!

 
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MONDAY JULY 15TH

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CHATEAU MUSAR WINE DINNER AT the GRAY CANARY

We invited this legendary Lebanese winery to participate in our Passport to France and we’re delighted to hear they could attend. These wines are not French but the profile they offer is comparable to Bordeaux and there is never a time to showcase these incredible wines to a large wine loving audience. We were further thrilled when The Gray Canary agreed to host a dinner with Chateau Musar! Tickets are already selling quickly so call soon for reservations!

monday, JULY 15TH
welcome cocktail AT 6:00PM & dinner AT 6:30PM
$75 Plus TAX & TIP
call for reservations:
(901) 249-2932

 
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tuesday JULY 16TH

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BABETTE’S FEAST SCREENING

TICKETS TO THE DINNER OF WEDNESDAY, JULY 17TH ARE SOLD OUT.

For those who are only interested in the film on Tuesday, July 16th, NO TICKET IS REQUIRED AND SPACE IS STILL AVAILABLE.

Tuesday, JULY 16th: a 7:00PM screening of Babette's Feast at Crosstown Arts (430 N Cleveland St, Memphis, TN 38104) A pre-movie wine reception begins at 6:30pm.

About the Movie:

"At once a rousing paean to artistic creation, a delicate evocation of divine grace, and the ultimate film about food, the Oscar-winning Babette’s Feastis a deeply beloved treasure of cinema. Directed by Gabriel Axel and adapted from a story by Isak Dinesen, it is the lovingly layered tale of a French housekeeper with a mysterious past who brings quiet revolution in the form of one exquisite meal to a circle of starkly pious villagers in late nineteenth-century Denmark. Babette’s Feast combines earthiness and reverence in an indescribably moving depiction of sensual pleasure that goes to your head like fine champagne."

 
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WEDNESDAY JULY 17TH

 
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Cochon & Cornichon Butcher Demonstration, Food and Wine Tasting!

Join us for a Joe's first! "Cochon & Cornichon" is a Heritage Breed Butcher Demonstration alongside a Food & Wine Pairing. We've teamed up with Butcher Austin Howard and Chef Kristi Ryan to offer an hour long butcher demo. Austin will be breaking down half the pig and discussing the importance of sourcing quality meat and using all of the animal. Chef Kristi will be presenting a wide array of hors d'oeuvres and pork related offerings. Ryan Stotz of Bourgeois Family Selections will have a wine table offering exquisite pig pairings including Champagne & Châteauneuf-du-Pape. Special thanks for Renaissance Farms for Donating the Heritage Breed Mangalitsa Pig! Mangalitsas are a very rare, old breed that most likely hasn't made it to your dinner table.

We're putting on the event next door to Bhan Thai. The house was built in the early 1900s and has a beautiful brick downstairs area we thought would be perfect for this event.